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  1. Talent

    How important is the "nose" to the quality of a fragrance? What I mean by this is the relative importance of design talent versus ingredient quality? At Basenotes, clearly both are revered. Some reviews refer to the genius of jean-Claude Ellena. Others stress the importance of High-quality, expensive ingredients.

    How important is each? For instance, if you took Ellena and gave him the ingredient costs of a Yacht Man fragrance as a constraint, could he still produce a masterpiece? ...
  2. Who is the Nose behind Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille?

    Who is the Nose behind Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille? Does anyone know?



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